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Post date: Jun 11 10:37am

Emergent curriculum in early childhood education refers to the process of using the spontaneity generated in the daily life of the children and adults in the program, along with teacher planning, to develop the curriculum.

Post date: Apr 17 2:02pm

The Child Care and Learning Centre is pleased to announce, due to great interest, that we will be offering group tours in May and June.  These tours of the CCLC are for families that have applied to the waitlist and are looking for child care in t


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CCLC Annual Family Picnic

On Monday, June 8, 2015, Celebrate 25 Years at the Child care and Learning Centre


Every year the Parent Advisory Council (PAC) hosts a “Picnic Style” evening with the CCLC families and staff to celebrate spring. It’s a great opportunity to socialize and meet the families of both the children and the staff! Dining tables will be set up in the main auditorium and families are also invited to bring their own blankets and chairs to enjoy the Arboretum grounds.


In conjunction with the Parent Advisory Council - this is a parent run event that is in need of parents to assist with the venue set-up, food delivery from the CCLC, children’s activities and cleanup. Please see next page for sign-up details.


The Arboretum Centre - Enjoy the 10-minute walk from the CCLC or park near the Arboretum Centre (follow the signs off College Ave, between East Ring Rd & Victoria Rd. S).


Monday, June 8, 2015 from 5:30 - 7:00


You may bring your own meal from home or order a meal from “CCLC Kitchen”. If you bring your own picnic meal please note that NUTS AND EGGS are not permitted at CCLC functions.


The CCLC is a high quality early childhood education program that provides children with special needs the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Children are provided with full participatory opportunities to benefit from social and developmental experiences with their typically developing peers.

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The primary goals of the University of Guelph Child Care and Learning Centre are:

  1. To provide a high quality, supportive, family-centred program for young children in a warm, safe and responsive environment while their parents work and/or study.  Children are actively involved in a variety of play and daily living experiences designed to:
    • promote their physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development
    • encourage co-operation, responsibility, and consideration of others
  2.     To work collaboratively with the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition in the areas of teaching, research and observation.

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